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Practice-Based Research and the REF2014

Date:23 October 2012, 12:00pm to
23 October 2012, 6:00pm
Location:Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street Kingston upon Thames
 KT1 1HL

The submission of Practice-based research for the Research Excellence Framework presents opportunities and challenges to researchers involved in practice. Researchers and REF panel members came together to explore the issues through workshop based sessions with case studies of REF submissions by practice-based researchers, alongside sessions on interdisciplinary research and impact.

Practice-Based Research proceedings available to download:

  1. John Adams - Presenting the Evidence: The REF output statement and portfolio
  2. Bruce Brown - The Research Excellence Framework: Assessment framework, guidance on submissions and panel criteria
  3. Stephen Boyd Davis - Impact Case Studies: Some points on the plane of practice
  4. Graham Jeffery - Interdisciplinarity and Practice-based Research: Some REF 2014 dilemmas
  5. Stephen Partridge - Frascati, excellence, practice and the drift towards orthodoxy
  6. Sue Thornham - REF: Sub-panel 36
  7. Adam Thorpe - Bikeoff Research Initiative (2004-12): Impact case study

Speakers included:

  • Bruce Brown, Chair of Panel D
  • Karen Ross, Panel member 36
  • Sue Thornham, Panel member 36
  • Penny Sparke, Panel member 34
  • Stephen Partridge, Panel member 34
  • Download workshop programme

This event was hosted by the practice.research.unit, Kingston University, and co-sponsored by the University of Bedfordshire and the Practiice Network of MeCCSA, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association.

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